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Louis XIV Quotes

Ah, if I were not king, I should lose my temper.

Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.

Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate.

Every time I create an appointment, I create a hundred malcontents and one ingrate.

First feelings are always the most natural.

Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.

I am the State.

I could sooner reconcile all Europe than two women.

I would have praised you more had you praised me less.

It is legal because I wish it.

Laws are the sovereigns of sovereigns.

The Pyrenees are no more.

There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.
[Self Control]